Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Erin White
Chicago, Illinois - Intense itching and dry, irritable skin aren’t the only problems adults with eczema face. They are at greater risk of accidental bone fractures and other injuries, a new Northwestern Medicine® study has found.
- Written by Julia Sklar
Honolulu, Hawaii - Early one morning last January, MIT undergraduate Theresa Oehmke was eating breakfast at the Kilauea Military Camp on Hawaii’s Big Island when a colleague burst into the room, yelling, “Oh my god, the plume, it’s moving! We have to go chase it now!”
- Written by Peter Dizikes
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Nearly a decade ago, Sasha Costanza-Chock - now an assistant professor in MIT’s program in Comparative Media Studies/Writing - volunteered at the Garment Worker Center in Los Angeles, an organization that advocates for the rights of low-wage workers. Activists at the group wanted to inform local garment workers, many of whom are immigrants, about their rights.
- Written by David L. Chandler
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Researchers have made great progress in recent years in the design and creation of biological circuits - systems that, like electronic circuits, can take a number of different inputs and deliver a particular kind of output. But while individual components of such biological circuits can have precise and predictable responses, those outcomes become less predictable as more such elements are combined.
- Written by Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa - An Iowa State University psychology professor is leading an international research team developing new interrogation methods designed to reduce false confessions and more effectively gather intelligence critical to national security.
- Written by Heather Spangler
Iowa City, Iowa - Jodeane Cancilla, director of the Macbride Raptor Project, holds Zephyr, a Swainson’s hawk on her gloved hand and tells a room full of middle school students how the bird lost its right wing after a collision with a car.
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